|Appears in:||Cat's Claw|
During the terrorist crisis of Trojan Horse, his wife, Martina, attended the Silver Screen Awards and was almost captured by Chechen separatists. By the time of the Cat's Claw crisis, he was against allowing the Chinese in the G8. He also had no inclination to help the enviornment. Novartov was going to attend the secret meeting between U.S. President Harry Barnes and Chinese premier Xu Boxiong, but he came down with food poisoning.
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